: This application and certificate for a typewriter rental was used during World War II when the United States government implemented a rationing program for food and supplies vital to the war effort. The application focuses on Class B typewriters (those manufactured between 1928 and 1934) and strictly limits applications for typewriters that will be used for work "essential to the prosecution of the war." The typewriter application and certificate is part of a collection of war ration books issued by the U.S. Office of Price Administration to Raymond M. Jones, Bernadine O. Jones, William Edward Jones, and Anna C. Sick of Columbus, Ohio. The application is one page and measures 8.5" x 11" (21.59 x 27.94 cm). The certificate is also one page and measures 7" x 7.25" (17.78 x 18.42 cm). View on Ohio Memory.
: Om3328_4713238_007 Subjects
: Business and Labor; Military Ohio; World War II; Rationing; Typewriters Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio); Washington (District of Columbia)